I Can’t Eat Your Cake

I have a serious question. I sincerely need help understanding why I can’t have my cake and eat it too. What am I supposed to do with the cake? Just look at it? I’m inclined to think not. Everyone has a different flavor palette, so maybe whoever thought of this saying didn’t like cake. That’s…

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Good can’t last…

Everything good spoils if it's held too long. An apple will rotten. A tea will mold. Helpfulness breeds resentfulnessWhen gratitude turns cold. Every good thing has a date to turn wrong. A prized car becomes a clunker.A blouse makes a rag. Gravity let's you down When smiles begin to sag. Even good things cease being…

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Brotherhood and mortality

My son Q is best friends with A. Q and A have been friends since they were little boys. Now they are both 18. Their relationship is built on brotherhood and the real question of mortality. Q and A were raised in male dominated households. Q has four brothers and one sister. A has three…

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Dreadfully

“Girl, what is wrong wit yo head?” “Nothing.” “Well you need to comb that mess out. Walking around here with a head full of pig tits.” “They’re not pig tits. They’re dreadlocks and I like em.” “I agree with one thing. They do look dreadful.” Tsk. Tsk. Tsk. You’re trying to shove it down my…

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